Fox News Bias and Reliability Overview

Fox News posts news and information online 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It’s the digital partner to the cable news channel with the same name. Founded in 1996, Fox News is owned by Fox News Media, part of the Fox Corporation created by Rupert Murdoch. Ad Fontes Media rates Fox News in the skews right category of bias and as mixed reliability in terms of reliability.

Overall Score

A team of analysts at Ad Fontes Media regularly reviews articles and news programs to rate them in terms of bias and reliability. A weighted average of these ratings results in the overall score for the media source.

The bias rating, demonstrated on the Media Bias Chart®️ on the horizontal axis, ranges from most extreme left to neutral to most extreme right. The reliability rating, demonstrated on the chart’s vertical axis, rates sources on a scale from original fact reporting to analysis, opinion, propaganda and inaccurate/fabricated information.

The following are Fox News’ overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 35.87

Bias: 14.62

Reliability scores for articles and shows are on a scale of 0-64. Scores above 24 are generally acceptable; scores above 32 are generally good.

Bias scores for articles and shows are on a scale of -42 to + 42, with higher negative scores being more left, higher positive scores being more right, and scores closer to zero being the most neutral and/or balanced.

Individual Article Scores

The following articles were reviewed by Ad Fontes Media analysts on the basis of reliability and bias. Each article was reviewed by at least three analysts: one conservative, one liberal and one moderate.

The team considers a variety of factors when rating a news article. To determine its reliability score, we consider the article’s veracity, expression, and its headline and graphics. We add each of these scores to the chart on a sliding scale, with the average of those creating the article’s overall reliability score.

To determine an article’s bias score, we consider its language, its political position and how it compares to other stories from other sources on the same topic. We add each of these scores to the chart on a sliding scale, with the average of those creating the article’s overall bias score.

Article URLBiasReliability
Residents in AOC's district say how much they think the rich pay in taxes1635
Trump, with spate of 2022 endorsements, goes where no former president’s gone before9.3336
Rose McGowan supports Nicki Minaj for standing up to 'powerful elite' amid White House drama13.6725.33
Hannity rips Biden on Afghanistan: Americans being 'held hostage ... behind enemy lines'18.6727.33
Rep. August Pfluger: Afghanistan reveals the Biden Doctrine – Hear no evil. See no evil. Stop no evil.12.3332.67
Pompeo: Biden failing to execute Afghan withdrawal, Trump warned Taliban of consequences11.3334.67
Biden says he 'respects' Cuomo decision to resign, says disgraced gov did 'a hell of a job'0.6743.67
Cori Bush, Democrat demanding eviction halt, was sued for not paying rent14.3334
Border migrants dropped off at bus stations as authorities struggle to cope7.3342.33
Critical race theory to face first major political test in Virginia5.6741.33
Senate GOP report finds Biden administration spending $2B to suspend border wall construction13.3335.33
Biden heckled at Terry McAuliffe rally in Virginia: 'It's not a Trump rally, let him holler'5.3341.33
Cawthorn stands by call for criminal charges against Fauci: He 'broke his oath'7.6739.33
Chicago, Boston, Atlanta join growing list of cities requiring students wear masks045
Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. says voter ID requirements 'insidious' in talk with fleeing Texas Dems2.6742
Victor Davis Hanson: The secret that Biden, Obama, Hillary won't say aloud about today's Democratic Party15.6728.67
Antifa violently clashes with police outside Los Angeles spa following alleged transgender disrobing incident939.33
Sen. Portman reveals bipartisan infrastructure bill will not include IRS reform, after GOP pushback6.3343
Former surgeon general says CDC mask guidance 'premature' and 'wrong'2.3343.67
White House doubles down on its harsh criticism of Facebook following Biden's 'killing' remarks5.6741.33
US invests millions to breed more test monkeys in wake of COVID-19: report042.67
Texas GOP Chair rips fleeing Democrats for 'performance theater', says they created 'super spreader event'1328.33
Tennessee governor says 'parents, not kids' focus of vaccine outreach after firing of top health official243.2
GOP senator says China won't ever behave in 'rational' fashion, slams liberal groups for wishful thinking1238.67
Murdaugh double murders: Fatal boat crash survivor alleges attempted cover-up in South Carolina044.67